Online Courses

Courses Found:
25
Provider:
athealth.com
Category:
Case Management
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Anger Management Brad Barris, PhD, discusses treatment for anger management. He describes his theories of the causes of anger and presents Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) as a model for treatment.

Credits:  1 $12.00
Attachment Issues in Foster Children

Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Nancy Boyd Webb, DSW, who discusses the ramifications of grief and loss in children in foster care.

Dr. Webb is the author of 12 books and over 40 articles. Her book, Helping Bereaved Children, grew directly out of her early acclaimed book, Play ...

Credits:  1 $12.00
Bereavement among African Americans and Latino/a Americans

Mourning is the term for the culturally-informed practices through which grief is expressed. Although grief is a universal human experience, mourning varies greatly by culture and ethnic group. This material examines bereavement and mourning in African American and Latino/a American groups, discusses broader cultural issues related to assessment ...

Credits:  1 $12.00
Case Management: Confronting Difficult Issues and Addressing Anger Case managers are often called upon to confront difficult issues when working with clients, collaterals, and colleagues. The author provides tools to help the case manager explore differences and resolve possible conflicts, and she also offers strategies for disarming and managing anger.

Credits:  1 $12.00
Case Management: The Mental Status Examination Although a formal mental status examination (MSE) would be done by a physician or psychologist, case managers should be prepared to conduct an informal MSE in which they systematically look at the client’s thinking process, feeling state, and behavior. This helps the case manager understand the way the person functions emotionally and cognitively a ...

Credits:  1 $12.00
Cultural Competence: Cultural Complexities To work effectively with people of diverse identities, health care providers must learn to deal with difference and conflict in ways that empower patients and encourage mutual respect for one another. Pamela Hays, PhD, discusses the importance of cultural competence in the therapeutic relationship and provides a paradigm for identifying cultural bi ...

Credits:  1 $12.00
Domestic Violence: Counseling Clients Involved with Violent Intimate Partners This program provides information about how to assess for intimate partner violence, explores safety-related ethical issues that arise when counseling clients in IPV relationships, and explains the use of safety plans as a tool for promoting the safety of clients in IPV relationships. The material includes additional information on safety planning.

Credits:  2 $24.00
Engaging Children and Families: The Helping Relationship In case management and child welfare practice, successful intervention and treatment depend heavily on the quality of the caseworker's relationship with the children and family. This program describes core elements of the helping relationship, provides techniques for building rapport, and includes strategies for engaging children and families in th ...

Credits:  1 $10.00
Ethical and Legal Issues: Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect Helene Snyder, JD, discusses the specific legal duties that are imposed on mental health professionals regarding the reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect. She also discusses proper record keeping procedures. A course addendum provides references to federal and state statutes throughout the US.

Credits:  1 $15.00
Ethics and Risk Management: E-mail Communication - Issues for Mental Health Counselors The authors discuss both the positive use of electronic communication and the need to address fundamental counseling issues that arise in using it. The article examines the AMHCA and ACA ethical codes for the use of technology in the counseling relationship.

Credits:  1 $15.00
Ethics: Confidentiality Frederic Reamer, PhD, discusses ethical guidelines pertaining to privacy and confidentiality and recommends specific actions for therapists to take to protect clients from disclosure and therapists from potential licensing board complaints or malpractice lawsuits. Dr. Reamer also offers clinicians a series of steps to take when they face an ethical ...

Credits:  2 $30.00
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Interview with Julie Poehlmann, PhD Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Julie Poehlmann, PhD, who focuses on the phenomenon of grandparents raising grandchildren from an attachment perspective. Dr. Poehlmann discusses her research, which suggests bi-directional links between grandparent depression and children’s behavior problems. She expla ...

Credits:  1 $12.00
History and Principles of Wraparound Services The wraparound process is a collaborative, team-based approach to service and support planning. This program gives a brief history of the development of the wraparound process and describes ten principles that guide wraparound services for children, youth, and families. Source: National Wraparound Ini ...

Credits:  2 $18.00
Interviewing Children The author describes children’s developmental stages and age-appropriate interviewing techniques that can be used in child custody evaluations. These strategies can also be used by child welfare workers when assessing a child’s safety and well-being.

Credits:  1.5 $12.00
Introduction to Case Management This course provides a brief history of case management and discusses case management functions, principles, competencies, and models.

Credits:  1 $12.00
Issues in Foster Care: Overview of Attachment Theory Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Fran Stott, PhD, who provides an overview of attachment theory. Attachment theory posits that children instinctively attach to caretakers in order to achieve security and survival.


Credits:  1 $12.00
Motivational Interviewing as a Counseling Style The material provides five basic principles of motivational interviewing that address ambivalence and facilitate the change process. The course offers opening strategies to use with clients in the early stages of treatment and concludes with a summary of research on the effectiveness of motivational interviewing.

Credits:  1 $12.00
Multiculturalism and Cultural Competence This program discusses the influence of culture in the delivery of health and human services. Participants will be able to identify the components of cultural competency and will learn techniques for working effectively across cultures. Topics include practice in a multi-cultural environment, elements of cultural competence, diversity and ethics, d ...

Credits:  4 $40.00
Multiple Dimensions of Culture in the Treatment of Adolescents and Their Families This program discusses the meaning of cultural values and treatment issues, including the neglected dimension of the cultural background of the therapist. The course illustrates the application of the multidimensional cultural approach in the case of a rebellious Mexican-American teenager.

Credits:  1 $12.00
Psychotherapy with Traumatized Foster Children: Interview with Cynthia Monahon, PsyD Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Cynthia Monahon, PsyD, a licensed clinical psychologist and founding Director of the Children's Clinic of the Cutchins Program in Northampton, MA, where she also consults in private practice. Dr. Monahon has specialized in the treatment of pediatric psychological trauma ...

Credits:  1 $12.00
Rebuilding Attachments and Encouraging Resilience Richard Kagan, PhD, offers tools that practitioners can use to help parents or other family members and children rebuild fragile or disrupted attachments, change patterns of destructive behavior, and implement safety plans to prevent further neglect, abuse, and trauma.

Credits:  1 $12.00
Solution - Focused Brief Therapy Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a competency-based, collaborative psychotherapeutic approach that is both effective and time-sensitive. Although it is a relatively brief form of treatment, SFBT is capable of initiating profound change in people's lives by helping them to resolve the most challenging and intractable problems. The author exp ...

Credits:  1 $12.00
Suicide Crisis Intervention Model with 25 Practical Strategies for Implementation Suicidal clients are a difficult and challenging population in counseling. This article contains 25 practical, hands-on strategies for counselors to assist in their interactions with suicidal clients. The strategies are situated within a seven-step model for crisis intervention that is specifically tailored to suicidal clients.

Credits:  2 $24.00
Supervision: Clinical Supervision - Principles and Practice This course outlines principles of clinical supervision and guidelines for supervisors, addresses such issues as cultural competence, ethical and legal issues, and documentation, and provides information on various methods of monitoring and observing clinical performance. The material is relevant for both supervisors and supervisees. Vignettes are ...

Credits:  5 $40.00
Why Not Pot? A Review of the Brain-based Risks of Cannabis The use of marijuana is associated with several brain-based risks. The authors provide an historical perspective on marijuana and review contemporary research on its potential for negative effects on the brain.  They discuss the risk of cannabis dependence, driving under the influence of cannabis, underachievement, inducing (or worsening) cert ...

Credits:  1 $15.00